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Portrait details: Painted by Luciano Micallef, 1992; presented to Medical School by Prof. Mangion’s wife – Mrs. Beatrice Mangion, 1993

Joseph John Mangion

Professor of Dental Surgery

Born:
Floriana, 10/07/1909; died: 01/11/1980. Education: Lyceum and University of Malta; continued postgraduate studies in dental surgery. Qualifications: Ph.C. [Malta, 1930]; B.Sc. [Malta, 1931]; M.D. [Malta, 1934]; D.D.S. [Malta, 1940]; F.D.S. [R.C.S., U.K., 1948] Career: Government Health Service – Asst. R.M.O. Civil Hospital [1934-40]; Medical Superintendent and Anaesthetist [1940-45]; Junior Dental Surgeon [1945-1954]; Senior Dental Surgeon [1954-70]. Also served as Consultant to Royal Naval Service in Malta [1964]. University of Malta – Lecturer in Operative Dentistry [1948-1954]; Professor of Dental Surgery and Dean of Faculty of Dental Surgery [1954-70]. Achievements: mentioned in dispatches for meritous service during the World War II.
References:
Mangion, Prof. Joseph John. Malta Who’s Who 1965. A Biographical dictionary. Progress Press, Malta, 1965, p.163; C. Savona-Ventura: Mangion, Joseph John. Maltese biographies of the twentieth century [eds. M.J. Schiavone; L.J. Scerri]. PIN, Malta, 1997, p.385; Portraits at the Medical School. Maltese Medical Journal, 1999, XI[1-2]:p.52.

 
   
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